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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts to get a new digital existence - The Guardian

Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts to get a new digital existence - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Guardian Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts to get a new digital existence The Guardian "They tell us about the evolution of African scholarship and Islam in the region…a rudimentary cataloguing of some of the documents revealed over 70 themes...
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Vernato - hellasinhabitants: Conflict of Greek hoplites of...

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“ Conflict of Greek hoplites of the Archaic period. Vase Painting.
Σύγκρουση Ελλήνων οπλιτών της Αρχαϊκής περιόδου. Αγγειογραφία.
” (Photo: hellasinhabitants: Conflict of Greek hoplites of the Archaic period.
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Diogenes the Cynic | Philosophy Talk

John Perry blogs ahead of this Sunday's live broadcast of Ancient Cynicism. http://t.co/3DyvFB4ZRL
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Embodied Cognition's Philosophical Roots - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Embodied Cognition's Philosophical Roots - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Embodied Cognition's Philosophical Roots
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Since the ancient Greeks, philosophy has been mired in thinking episteme. It is time we turn to techne.
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Chinese influences of flavour and medicine - Fiji Times

Chinese influences of flavour and medicine Fiji Times Learning to eat for health and longevity is ingrained in all of the traditional Asian cuisines because the ancient Chinese philosophers and cooks understood the concept of eating food as...
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Neolithic shamanism?

Neolithic shamanism? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I've been studying the Neolithic period now for more than 8 years, and I really do think that we can observe shamanic attributes in their way of life, from monument building to daily life. In this ...
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Shannon Bench's curator insight, October 4, 2013 3:41 PM

8 years? Wow. But anyways, this person's guess is probably right. I mean, why not? What proof is there that there were no shamanic beliefs going around? What if it was a secret, with no physical tools involved? What if... right?

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The African Origin of Ancient Egyptian Civilization - Politics, Philosophy, and Religion

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Wrong Planet - Aspergers and Autism Community (RT @simoninou: The African Origin of Ancient Egyptian Civilization Politics,Philosophy,Religion http://t.co/5mVJOEqOFL @Felixkyalo @BoussoD…)...
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MOTHERHOOD HISTORICAL Awareness for SuperMoms

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Found in the underground neolithic temple of Malta, 3300 BC (Found in the underground neolithic temple of Malta, 3300 BC http://t.co/ORrT7Yir77)
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Serial Entrepreneur Announces New Literary Format; "Prose/Art Exposition ... - SBWire (press release)

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kalamvuip - Science before Socrates: Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and ...

Science before Socrates: Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the New Astronomy pour VENTE. Categorie: Greece. Science before Socrates: Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the New Astronomy · Achat immediat Science before ...
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Should Humans Drink Cow’s Milk? New Study of Neolithic Farmers May Have the Answer | Ancient Origins

Should Humans Drink Cow’s Milk? New Study of Neolithic Farmers May Have the Answer | Ancient Origins | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Many would remember the days when a milk trolley would be rolled out during morning recess at school and all the children would come running for their daily glass of milk, or the TV images of energetic children racing around the playground with the...
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Paleorivers across Sahara may have supported ancient human migration routes - Eureka! Science News

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Pythagoras, His Formula and a Teacher Who Didn't Teach | the ...

Pythagoras, His Formula and a Teacher Who Didn't Teach | the ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
So a simple lesson today. A segment on a grid and asked students to find the length of it. Yep, most sketched in their right triangles and pulled out the Pythagorean Theorem. But what if we don't have a grid?
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170 - Hippasus of Metapontum

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Erroll Morris ran a series of essays on the New York Times a couple of years ago, on the topic of incommesurability. The whole series is highly recommended. You may particularly enjoy reading Part ...
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Sanskrit - An Ancient Computer Science Language! | Philosophy Blog on Speakingtree.in

Sanskrit - An Ancient Computer Science Language! | Philosophy Blog on Speakingtree.in | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Kindly pronounce-pitra…yes…y- es, come on, voice out-pitra! Alright, now speak-pater? Then, utter-..
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Greek temples in Sicily

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Syracuse, Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta offers some of the most impressive Greek temples left my Magna Graecia in Sicily. (Here are some of the most impressive Greek temples and sites of Magna Graecia in Sicily.
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Healing the divide between Christianity and the occult - OUPblog (blog)

Healing the divide between Christianity and the occult - OUPblog (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Healing the divide between Christianity and the occult
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Mormon critics have long tried to discredit Joseph Smith by identifying him with a host of contested religious movements from the ancient world.
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Cave Paintings Among the Oldest in Europe - Popular Archaeology

Cave Paintings Among the Oldest in Europe - Popular Archaeology | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Cave Paintings Among the Oldest in Europe Popular Archaeology The paintings in this upper gallery were figurative representations of a bison (the most common element among the Altxerri cave system paintings) a feline, a possible animal's head, a...
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Common Misconception #1 — “Show Me the Math”

Common Misconception #1 — “Show Me the Math” | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Seeing Mathematics in Context The 20th century’s leading experts on plasma science drew some remarkable conclusions. Based on things learned in the laboratory, they offered a new understanding of electrical phenomena in space.
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O. Nieuwenhuyse et al. (eds.), Interpreting the Late Neolithic of Upper Mesopotamia - Αρχαιολογία Online

O. Nieuwenhuyse et al. (eds.), Interpreting the Late Neolithic of Upper Mesopotamia - Αρχαιολογία Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The times between the Neolithic and Urban revolutions in Mesopotamia have for a long time been interpreted as a period of stagnation. This volume is part of an emerging discourse that challenges such assumptions.
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Ashanti Coffee's curator insight, September 28, 2013 4:40 AM

I think its very important for archeologists to know why bones aged/decayed the way they did. Knowing this gives us alot more insight on factors like climate change and other enviromental factors. It could also shed light on how ancient burial rituals took place.

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The descent to Hades is the same from every place.

The descent to Hades is the same from every place. | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Anaxagoras… ("The descent to Hades is the same from every place." - Anaxagoras… http://t.co/9ujqV3nTE7")
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Pythagorean “Y” | GnosticWarrior.com

Pythagorean “Y” | GnosticWarrior.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Pythagorean Y shows the two paths in which man is led through life. The right hand track to sacred Virtue tends, Though steep and rough at first,
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Abhinav Agarwal | अभिनव अग्रवाल: Wayanad - Eddakal Caves

Abhinav Agarwal | अभिनव अग्रवाल: Wayanad - Eddakal Caves | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Petroglyphs from the neolithic age - the Edakkal caves in Wayanad. http://t.co/YphewsklIq
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Rule #1. There is no such thing as heroes., ancientart: The Neolithic Poulnabrone dolmen...

Rule #1. There is no such thing as heroes., ancientart: The Neolithic Poulnabrone dolmen... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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“ The Neolithic Poulnabrone dolmen (“the hole of the sorrows”), dates to between about 4200 BCE and 2900 BCE. Poulnabrone dolmen is a portal tomb in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland.
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Nutritionists mixed on caveman-inspired meat- and plant-based diet - Camarillo Acorn

Nutritionists mixed on caveman-inspired meat- and plant-based diet - Camarillo Acorn | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Nutritionists mixed on caveman-inspired meat- and plant-based diet Camarillo Acorn The diet is based on Cordain's philosophy that a high-fiber, high-potassium, moderate-fat, low-sodium diet helps people lose weight and minimize their risk of...
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